Admission requirements for matriculation to LECOM School of Pharmacy. A maximum of ten (10) students from the LECOM pre-pharmacy programs will matriculate at LECOM if they have fulfilled the following requirements: 1. Successful completion of the undergraduate professional curriculum at Gannon University 2. Cumulative grade point average of 3.4 or higher in all courses, with no grades lower than a “C” 3. Cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher in science and mathematics courses as calculated by the centralized application for Pharmacy Schools (PHARMCAS) and with no grades lower than a “C” 4. Students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher every semester while enrolled at Gannon University in order to retain their position in this conditionally guaranteed early acceptance pharmacy program. 5. LECOM will not accept pass/fail for any pre-requisite courses 6. Advanced Placement (AP) courses cannot be used to complete any of the science or math course requirements of the program 7. Students cannot complete any required courses during the summer without prior approval 8. Demonstrate leadership potential and commitment to the pharmacy profession 9. Completion of the Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT) no later than January of the year the student plans to matriculate at LECOM School of Pharmacy 10. Submit a completed PHARMCAS application to LECOM School of Pharmacy no later than January 1st of the year a student plans to matriculate at LECOM School of Pharmacy 11. Submit official transcript(s) reflecting all college credit received as an undergraduate 12. Submit two letters of recommendation through the PHARMCAS application. One of these letters MUST be from the pre-pharmacy selection committee at Gannon University. The second letter is recommended to be from a licensed pharmacist. 13. Successful completion of a criminal background check 14. Students must meet and agree to LECOM’s Health and Technical Standards. 15. LECOM does not allow transfer students into this program. 16. LECOM does not allow foreign nationals to apply for this conditionally guaranteed program. 17. Students in this program who apply to any other pharmacy schools will forfeit their seat in the program because they have all ready been accepted to LECOM School of Pharmacy.
LECOM “4+3” PRE-PHARMACY PROGRAM This is a conditionally guaranteed Early Acceptance Program presented in cooperation with the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) School of Pharmacy. The “4+3” program is the recommended program for most students. It is completed in two phases. Phase I consists of four years of undergraduate study at Gannon University and results in a degree of Bachelor of Science in Biology or Chemistry. Phase II consists of three years of pharmacy school education at LECOM’s School of Pharmacy in Erie, Pennsylvania or four